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Chicken Cous Cous (dinner)

posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:55 PM by Webmaster Troop777


1.     Instant Cous Cous (with flavoring)

2.     Pouch Chicken or Dehydrated Canned Chicken (backpack)

3.     Spice Packet in Cous Cous or you may use curry and other spices

4.     For extra calories on backpack trip add olive oil.


1.     Boil water

2.     Add cous cous and chicken, stirring constantly

3.     Wait until water boils off and add spice packet.

Note: You can make this in pre-measured freezer bags so each person can add water for no KP.

Peanut Butter and Honey (lunch)

posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:47 PM by Webmaster Troop777


1.     Peanut Butter

2.     Honey or Jelly

3.     Whole wheat bread, pita bread or bagels


1.     Spread ingredients onto tortilla.

Check for food allergies before using this recipe.

Biscuits, Mashed Potatoes, and Gravy (Breakfast)

posted Sep 7, 2014, 3:03 PM by Webmaster Troop777


1.     Instant Mashed Potatoes

2.     Instant Gravy

3.     Biscuits


1.     Cook the biscuits at home and bring them on the trek.

2.     Follow instructions on the instant mashed potatoes package.

3.     Add the Gravy, following the instructions that the package says.

4.     Put the hot potatoes and gravy in mess kits and give out the biscuits.

Note: This meal should be used for either car camping or the beginning of a long trek.

Breakfast Bars

posted Sep 7, 2014, 2:41 PM by Webmaster Troop777



1.     2 ½ cups rolled oats (not instant)

2.     1 cup shredded coconut

3.     1 cup dried cranberries

4.     1 cup mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame)

5.     1 cup natural unsalted peanuts

6.     14.01 oz can sweetened condensed milk



  1. Preheat the oven to 1250ºF, and oil a   9 x 13 inch baking tin, or use a throwaway foil one.
  2. Warm the sweetened condensed milk in a large pan.
  3. Meanwhile, mix together all the other ingredients and then add the warmed sweetened condensed milk, using a rubber or wooden spatula to fold and distribute.
  4. Spread the mixture into the tin and press down with the spatula or, better still, your hands (wearing disposable vinyl gloves to stop you sticking), to even the surface.
  5. Bake for 1 hour, then remove from the oven and, after about 15 minutes, cut into four across, and four down to make 16 chunky bars. Let cool completely.
  6. Put in the freezer until your trek.

Oatmeal (Breakfast)

posted Sep 7, 2014, 2:40 PM by Webmaster Troop777




1.     Quaker Instant Oatmeal

2.     Hot Chocolate

3.     Assorted Dried Fruits




1.     Boil water

2.     Hand out oatmeal packets and hot chocolate.

3.     Add water into the oatmeal and hot chocolate until the desired consistency in achieved.

4.     Distribute dried fruits.


Chicken Taco (dinner)

posted Sep 18, 2012, 10:24 AM by Webmaster Troop777


1) 2 boxes of seasoned rice (Mexican flavor works best)

2) 2-3 packaged chicken containers

3) ½ a bag of shredded cheese (optional)

4) Beef, chicken, or food seasonings to add flavor (optional, but makes it

taste better)


1) Boil the amount of water needed

2) Cook rice in boiled water

3) Drain water if needed, add seasonings and take off heat
4) Add in Chicken
1) serves 5-6 people

Uncooked Pizza (lunch)

posted Sep 18, 2012, 10:22 AM by Webmaster Troop777


1) 5 slices of pita bread
2) 1 bag of shredded cheese

3) 1-2 tubes of tomato paste mix

4) 1 bag of Pepperoni or dry salami (optional)


1) Take out pita bread

2) Spread tomato past mix onto pita bread

3) Sprinkle cheese onto pita bread

4) Put down slices of pepperoni onto pita bread


1) The only KP is to carry the trash
2) serves 4-5 people

Smart Alec Slop (Breakfast)

posted Sep 18, 2012, 10:20 AM by Webmaster Troop777


1) 2 large packages of instant mashed potatoes

2) Bacon bits (store bought or homemade)

3) 1 large bag “Party Chex Mix”

4) ½ cup of shredded cheese (optional)


1) Boil the amount of water directed on back of instant mashed potatoes

2) Mix in instant mashed potatoes

3) Add bacon bits and mix

4) Take off heat and sprinkle Chex Mix and or cheese on top on food


1) You can crush the Chex Mix to get a less cruncher taste

2) KP for this meal requires little effort.
3) serves 5-6 people

Chicken and Rice Stew

posted Aug 17, 2012, 10:06 AM by Webmaster Troop777

This is a simple yet satisfying Backpacking meal.
1 packet        Knorr vegetable soup mix
1/2 cup          Minute Rice
20oz. can      Chicken meat
Prepare the soup mix according to directions on the package, adding the rice and enough water for it. When ready, add the chicken meat and heat through.

Salami Sandwich

posted Aug 17, 2012, 10:02 AM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Sep 7, 2014, 7:42 PM ]


1.     Salami

2.     Hard Cheese(Use hard cheeses so that it does not spoil)

3.     Pita Bread or whole wheat tortillas(whole wheat lasts longer on backpacking trips)


1.     Give everyone in your patrol a tortilla.

2.     Slice the salami.

3.     Slice the cheese.

4.    Put all the ingredients together inside the Pita bread.


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